Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, the fellow has his or her desk and microscope (if applicable) for the year and is issued a computer with internet access and all necessary pathology software applications.

Each fellow is allotted a total of $1,800, of which up to $700 may be used to purchase pathology textbooks and pay professional organization dues. The remainder or the entire sum may be used for scientific meeting expenses. Additional funds are available if the fellow is presenting an abstract at a meeting.

Four calendar weeks (20 days total) of paid time off is provided each academic year to cover vacations, interview travel and conference attendance (additional time is provided to attend conferences as approved by the fellowship program director). Additional paid absences are granted for those taking an American Board of Pathology examination, presenting an abstract at a scientific meeting or participating as a committee member of a national pathology organization. In addition, fellows have 5 days of sick leave each year.

Parking and lab coats are provided for fellows free of charge. The parking structure is across the street from the hospital.

The Cedars-Sinai Work & Life Matters program is the institutional employee assistance program. It provides comprehensive, fully integrated work-life services for employees and their dependents (including domestic partners), and includes assistance in finding apartments, childcare and counseling.

Have Questions or Need Help?

If you have questions or would like to learn more about the Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine Fellowship Program at Cedars-Sinai, please call or send a message to Program Coordinator, Jean Havercroft.

Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine Fellowship
Pacific Theater Building, 5th Floor
116 N. Robertson Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90069